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What is 13 14/5 as a decimal?

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Solution: 13 14/5 as a decimal is 15.8MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 13 14/5 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 13 by 5 and add its product to 14 in the numerator to get: 79/5. Now we will attempt to convert 79/5 to a decimal using the following method. Explanation using the division method:A fraction is written in terms of two parts: the number on top is called the numerator and the number on the bottom is called the denominator. We can use the division method to solve this question. To get a decimal, simply divide the numerator 79 by the denominator 5:79 (numerator) Γ· 5 (denominator) = 15.8As a result, you get 15.8 as your answer when you convert 13 14/5 (or 79/5) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 3 16/43 as a decimal?What is 7 3/21 as a decimal?What is 15 81/4 as a decimal?What is 2 122/12 as a decimal?